1. discursive tending to cover a wide range of subjects
  2. dexterous skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
  3. catachresis strained or paradoxical use of words either in error (as `blatant' to mean `flagrant') or deliberately (as in a mixed metaphor: `blind mouths')
  4. testcross a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
  5. test-cross a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
  6. stochastic process a statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)
  7. dexterously with dexterity; in a dexterous manner
  8. dextrous skillful in physical movements, especially of the hands
  9. Taxidea taxus a variety of badger native to America
  10. liquidity crisis a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
  11. decapod crustacean crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
  12. dextrose an isomer of glucose that is found in honey and sweet fruits
  13. ludicrous inviting ridicule
  14. excursus a message that departs from the main subject
  15. logistics supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed
  16. dexterity adroitness in using the hands
  17. aristocracy a privileged class holding hereditary titles
  18. identity crisis distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society
  19. Sixth Crusade a Crusade from 1228 to 1229 led by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II who fell ill and was excommunicated by the Pope; by negotiation Frederick II was able to crown himself king of Jerusalem
  20. dextrously with dexterity; in a dexterous manner

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